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Trigonometry and Pythagoras

Trigonometry and Pythagoras I want to focus in this post on the differences between trigonometry and pythagoras. When to use each one and so on. Let’s start by reminding ourselves of the equations you will hopefully be familiar with by now, presuming you have

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What is seeing: Part 2: You see with your…

What is seeing: Part 2: You see with your… …Your ears?  The boy you see riding the bike on the right is called Ben Underwood. When he was 2 years old he was diagnosed with retinal cancer and if left untreated could spread to

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Series and parallel circuits

Today I am covering series and parallel circuits. In my last two posts I wrote about charge, current and voltage, and then about resistance. I tried to give a clear picture of what each one is and what it is not. If you have

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Uncertainties in Physics - Another blog by the experts at The Tutor Team

Uncertainties in Physics

As part of the A-level practical endorsement, and on the exam papers, you will be expected to show competence in answering uncertainties questions in physics. Uncertainties questions in physics are almost always in the context of a practical, and they tend to follow a

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Electrical Resistance blog by the experts at The Tutor Team

Electrical resistance and Ohm’s law

Electrical resistance and Ohm’s law In my last post, I wrote about a fairly extensive piece on charge, current, and voltage in electricity. I said some things have something called charge and some things do not. Like charges repel, opposite charges attract. Electrons all

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Physics practice questions - a blog by The Tutor Team

Physics Practice Questions – Why Are They So Essential?

Physics Practice Questions. Think of all the homework and class assignments you have been set. How many of them involve working through exam questions? Some? Most? All?   Chances are, if you’re studying Physics A-level or GCSE you’ve been set work that includes previous

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What is Electricity - a blog by the subject experts at The Tutor Team

What is Electricity?

What is Electricity? A lot of students struggle with this topic and just like with many topics, the problem lies within the foundational understanding. A student may be struggling with how voltage and current behave in series and parallel circuits but has not noticed that

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